A Day in the Life…follow-up to comment

I’ve had a follow-up commentary to this series.  I don’t usually post comments, because any I approve, can be clicked and read. This comes from someone who is trying to improve/continue on a fitness journey.   He is on a blood pressure medication, as well as a beta blocker.  The latter is dropping his heart rate.…

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A Day in the Life….

 We all have a story to tell.  Since the revamp of this blog, from Personal Training to Life Training w/Crystal, I am interested in expanding my focus.  Because of my nursing background, this puts me in a unique position–to discuss topics that most personal training only blogs/sites may not tackle. Therefore, I would like to hear…

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Fitness plateaus–guest article

From time to time, I will be posting guest articles.    The following is by Paige Johnson, a personal trainer which wrote to me some time ago, requesting a spot on my blog.  If you have hit this proverbial wall, as many of us do & have, this may help.    So you’ve committed to changing your unhealthy habits…

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Where are we at here?

A question worth answering…where are we at here? We’re standing on the precipice of spring.  Everywhere trees, shrubs and flowers are making their presence known.  Question is…are you? If you read my last post (I know it was a ways back–February) I asked a question which may have challenged your beliefs.  More to the point,…

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Are you doing this?

“What am I doing wrong?  Will this bulge ever budge?  I’m on the treadmill/trail for almost 45 minutes 3x a week!” Or “I exercise 4x week.  Why am I not seeing results I want?” Does any of this sound familiar?  If so consider this:  Is your workout ramping up your appetite?  The answer is a…

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Let’s take the guesswork out of this..

This is a re-blog which was originally published in November of 2013.  Many of my readers found this helpful at the time.  If you are struggling with “the numbers” including the scale, this may help. Here is something you may have heard about, but never used. TRAINING HEART RATE Training heart rate is something you…

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